Jakob Schubert climbs Project Big (9c?) | including video

The Austrian Jakob Schubert succeeds in the first free ascent of one of the most difficult sport climbing routes in the world: Project Big in Flatanger, Norway. Schubert has not yet communicated a rating or route name.

For days left Jakob Schubert the climbing scene can take part in his project in Flatanger in the form of live broadcasts. This morning he commented on the bad weather in Norway, and expectations about the route were correspondingly low ProjectBig to climb successfully today.

The weather today is not kind to us. Trying it today probably won't work. But I'll go up to the route.

Jakob Schubert

That was at 10 a.m. Two hours ago, Schubert announced that the conditions in the Hanhelleren Cave Contrary to expectations, it wasn't so bad after all and he would make another attempt (sixth attempt). Of course, this was also broadcast again in the live stream.

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Jakob Schubert climbs Project Big in Flatanger. (Image Johannes Mair/Alpsolut)

Project Big's rise during live broadcast

At around 15.30:31 p.m. Schubert started the route, passed wet holds, and almost made a dismount because part of a hold broke off. Undeterred, he continued climbing and after 9 minutes clipped the diverter of one of the most difficult routes in the world: Project Big (XNUMXc?).

That's crazy, it doesn't even exist. I can not believe it.

Jakob Schubert's first words after climbing through

Rating still open

Jakob Schubert has not yet given a review. He only managed to climb through a few minutes ago. The same applies to the naming of the route. We will keep you up to date.

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